Well, they are banned in many places - but they do make better pets than dogs, quite often. It does of course depend on your definition of better and pet, I guess but were I to consider sharing my home with anything else other than my fellow large mammals then I think I would consider these guys. gives us the low down on these possible pets - and of course we're not going to tell you what animals he is writng about - you have to read his article by clicking the READ MORE HERE link!
From the article:
READ MORE HEREMy wife and I do not own any dogs, but have found that some animals make just as good pets, or even better. If for some reason you cannot have a dog, or just do not want one, these are great alternatives, however they are illegal as urban pets in most areas.